Photographer Claire Rhodes is known for her stunning portrait work. When not making people look their best, Claire uses her portrait skills on another favorite subject – her four legged friends. In this unique workshop, the twist is that the models will all be dogs! Claire will lead you through camera technique, three different lighting set-ups and post-processing for portraits. This workshop will be full of hands-on practice and extra fun and laughs to be sure.

5 week course, Sessions 1 & 5 will meet 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Sessions 2, 3, 4 will meet 3:30pm – 5:30pm.

Session 1 – Intro.  Exposure in manual mode, portrait composition. Wednesday, February 7, 5:30pm – 7:30pm.  Meet at The Light Room.

Session 2 – Working with natural light and reflectors. Saturday, February 10, 3:30pm – 5:30pm. Meet on location.

Session 3 – Working with studio lighting. Saturday, February 17, 3:30pm – 5:30pm. Meet at Claire’s studio.

Session 4 – Working with off camera flash, people and their pets. Saturday, February 24, 3:30pm – 5:30pm. Meet on location.

Session 5 – Editing for portraits with Photoshop CC and feedback from Claire.  No Photoshop experience required! Bring a laptop and follow along or watch on the large screen. Wednesday, February 28, 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Meet at The Light Room.

Required materials: DSLR or Mirrorless camera with Manual exposure mode. A laptop with Photoshop is optional.